1 in 5 small businesses denied loans

These figures come from the latest research conducted by Sage UK, the leading accounting software and business service provider.  These findings come from the January 2012 Sage Omnibus that consists of over 1000 SMEs in the UK. It also revealed that 7 out of 10 small firms are using their business plans to measure their company’s performance, […]

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SME confidence has fallen dramatically

In the latest report from the Small Business Voice Index, provided by the Federation of Small Businesses, confidence has fallen dramatically. High inflation as well as rising utility bills has led to a reduction in consumer spending. This has hurt small businesses across the UK. More than 1500 businesses responded in the Index, and the […]

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SME’s pushed towards recycling

A new charter has been created to improve access for SME’s, small and medium sized enterprizes, to recycling services and local council representatives and small businesses have already signed up to it. According to figures released by the Government,  SME’s created 30m tonnes of waste every year, and are achieving recycling rates of just over […]

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